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Respiratory Therapy Schools
In Bakersfield, California

In Bakersfield, there is only one respiratory therapy school where respiratory therapy faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of respiratory therapy and respiratory therapy education in Bakersfield, which includes respiratory therapy training at the respiratory therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Respiratory Therapy Employment

Bakersfield 200
California 13,400

Of the 13,400 respiratory therapy professionals employed in California, 200 work in Bakersfield. As the number of respiratory therapy professionals in Bakersfield has increased, overall employment in Bakersfield has also increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Respiratory Therapy employment growth

11,640 12,640 12,440 13,200 13,400
No data 220 230 230 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Respiratory Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$56,970 $47,810 $48,940 $49,120 $68,130
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Respiratory Therapy in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

In Bakersfield, salaries for respiratory therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 respiratory therapy professionals in Bakersfield reportedly earned an average salary of $68,130 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for respiratory therapy professionals in Bakersfield was $56,970 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bakersfield.

Salary percentiles for Respiratory therapy professionals in Bakersfield

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Bakersfield respiratory therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $67,840. The 10% of respiratory therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,530 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 66% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Respiratory therapy professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Respiratory Therapy
Health Science

Bakersfield respiratory therapy professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Respiratory Therapy schools in Bakersfield


Many of Bakersfield's respiratory therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited respiratory therapy school in the city.

Respiratory Therapy Programs Offered In Bakersfield


There is one degree and certificate program in respiratory therapy offered by Bakersfield's respiratory therapy school.

Student Completed Respiratory Therapy Degrees In Bakersfield


Approximately 32 students completed respiratory therapy courses in 2010.

Respiratory Therapy Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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